The lader of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation... Yasser Arafat... has pledged the loyalty of hi?
The lader of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation... Yasser Arafat... has pledged the loyalty of hi guerrillas to Iran in the country's war of attrition with the U.S. And, he says, Palestinians will never allow Arab soil to be used as a base for a U.S. attack on Iran. He outlined his position at a pro-Iranian rally in Beirut.
SYNOPSIS: He was joined by a representative of Iran's Revolutionary Council, Mullah Hojjat Al Islam Hadi Al Madrassi. The rally follows an announcement by Iranian religious leader Ayatollah Mohammen Montazari... that he's sending thousands of supporters to South Lebanon to help the Palestinians fight Israel.
Now Yasser Arafat says he will send his guerrillas to fight the Americans if they attack Iran. He says with only a word from Iran's leader Ayatollah Khomeini the Palestinians would burn all U.S. institutions and interests in the Arab world.
For his part...the Iranian representatives Hadi Al Madrassi... told the rally Iran cannot defeat the U.S. But...he said.....Iranians were prepared to give up their lives in the fight.